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MEDINA

Watch, listen and read exclusive reporting 40 years in the making as Forum Communications Columnist Jim Shaw looks back at the infamous Medina, North Dakota, shootout and tells where it stands today.
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Five law enforcement officers were injured and another was traumatized by the horrors of the 1983 Medina shootout. Surviving officers and family members share their pain.
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From a manhunt to a trial to a letter sent in 2022, the effects of one of North Dakota's most notorious crimes are still felt today.
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In this first installment of a three-part series, police officers who were at the scene of the shootout with Gordon Kahl, Yorie Kahl and Scott Faul offer a glimpse of the harrowing experience.

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Some residents near Medina decorated their yard with skeletons and other characters for the "humerus" side of Halloween.
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Kahl, along with Scott Faul, are serving life sentences for the shooting deaths of a U.S. marshal and a deputy marshal outside Medina, North Dakota in 1983.
A car show was held recently in Medina, N.D.
A vehicle show was held in Medina on Saturday, Aug. 6. Other activities included a vendor/crafter show, sales and a pitchfork fondue.
The business ran a “Buy a Tool/Give a Tool” program.
Allison Thomas, a sophomore for the Medina/Pingree-Buchanan girls basketball team, has spent the last year recovering from a torn ACL and meniscus.

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Richie and Sarah Heinrich raise cash crops and cattle on the Heinrich farm that was established in 1939 by Richie’s grandparents.
"A" and "B" honor rolls were announced.
Medina Public School Teacher Elizabeth Schmidt

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